Schonherr Kwaliteitsadvies, Irma Schonherr

Services and projects for clients of Schönherr Kwaliteitsadvies

  • System consultant for Riskplaza. Certification and database on food safety of ingredients (
  • Interim food and feed safety consultant for MVO the Netherlands Oils and Fats Industry (
  • Implementation of ISO 22000 for VPK Packaging (
  • Project ‘Implementation of Plant Health Regulation’ for Rijk Zwaan (
  • Interim Quality Management for Solipharma, a food supplements producing company (
  • Quality advisor for Happy Food Service (
  • Food safety audits for Peter cv (
  • Project improvement of certification process FSSC 22000 for Vinçotte ISACert; (
  • Consultancy and performing internal audits on the ISO 17025 standard at several laboratories ( Nofalab, Rijk Zwaan);
  • Consultancy internal management system for SecureFeed (feed safety system) (www,;
  • Several projects such as development of guidelines and quality control manual for GMP+ International (feed safety certification scheme).
  • Development of ISO 9001: 2015 quality system for a surveyor for oils/fats/chemicals;
  • Interim quality manager at Provimi/Cargill BV.
  • Implementation feed & food grade certification of oleochemicals and designing SOPs for lab analysis for Wilmar Europe.
  • Lecturer VMT Introductory Course Food Industry and free lance contributor to industry magazine, and Lecturer Grains Course.
  • Development of quality control standards for suppliers at Van Oers (fruit and vegetable trader).

What others say about working with Irma Schönherr?

  • Jacob Schilstra, director Riskplaza
    "Irma has the role of 'independent expert' at Riskplaza. In this role she monitors the correct application of the certification regulations by both the certified companies and the accepted certification bodies. With the right balance of main & side issues, rules & practice and steadfastness & flexibility, she knows how to keep everyone focused and thereby maintain a good working relationship. She is also a great sparring partner for me. In short, a must!"
  • Nardie van Dongen, QA manager Peter cv
    "Irma is a great person to work with. She is honest and objective, always keeps to agreements and is a real addition to my position."
  • Nanne Nicolai, Owner of Topingredients
    "Irma helped me very skillfully during the preparation for our IFS Broker audit, and this was therefore successfully completed. Irma has good knowledge of all aspects of quality. She dares to be critical. And very pleasant to deal with. I recommend her to everyone."
  • Jeannette Gillijamse, Project leader Quality projects Rijk Zwaan
    "Irma supported an internationally focussed project at Rijk Zwaan for more than 1 year. She organized and prepared internal communication with internal stakeholders. She monitored the progress of project actions and was responsible for the project administration. For me as project leader Irma also was a valuable sparring partner to brainstorm about next steps in the project. Irma is pro-active, result oriented and well prepared. She is a pleasant person to work with."
  • Danny de Brabander, former Quality Control Manager at Van Oers United.
    "Working together with Irma on our project was very enjoyable from start to finish. Irma is easy going, involved and she always follows up on arrangements. Her expertise and decisiveness mean that the project was kept moving along on a high level. While at the same time Irma was engaging and approachable. Irma proved to be being able to grasp complex problems and translating them into bite size goals for all involved in the project, thus reaching the common goal of quality improvement."
  • Natascha Verkaart, former Senior QESH Coordinator at Intertaste.
    "Irma is a knowledgeable and dedicated Quality Control manager. She operates in an informal and enjoyable way while communicating with a different set of stake holders and employees. Irma combines this with in depth industry know how to reach project goals."
  • Douwe van Dijk, Quality Manager at Meneba.
    "To me, Irma is a conscientious and likeable colleague. She can take on heaps of work with a goal driven attitude. She is up to date and knowledgeable in the quality control field"
  • Giel Bravenboer, former Head of Customer Service at Meneba.
    "Easy to work with, follows through on set targets and is driven to get the job done within the dead line. Very loyal to the business and its people."